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An Easy Way to Understand Horsepower

Pretend that you have a stable of horses. You pick two horses to help carry you in a wagon that has an average weight of 20,000 pounds. Next to you, a friend waves hello as they ride past on a bicycle. In comparing the power generated by the horses to that of the bike, the horses would win in a measurement of horsepower. Since two horses would equal to two horsepower, it is stronger than the bicycle, which has an average of only a fraction of the strength of a horse.

A Scottish inventor named James Watt was the…

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You May Want to Keep a Full Gas Tank This Winter

Now that we are getting into the thick of winter, it is more important than ever to keep your gas tank full. This might not seem like a seasonal requirement, but in the winter our vehicles respond to the weather just like everything else and require special care.

When it comes to the gas tank, letting it sit mostly empty means that there is more room in it for air. With the cold temperatures that we are starting to experience in Snohomish, WA, this can lead to condensation. The condensation can drip down and reach your fuel lines and can…

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Slow Down and Move Over in Snohomish, WA

Did you know that there is a law called slow down and move over? It is actually a law in all the States, and it is designed to keep people safe. 71% of Americans have not heard of the law. What it means is that if you are driving and see a tow truck driver on the side of the road helping a stranded motorist, or a police officer on a traffic stop, you are required to slow down and change lanes.

The reason this law was developed was due to the 200 average fatalities to roadside workers every year…

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Financing Online is Easy

Tons of people lack the money to spend on a new car. It doesn’t matter if you're buying used or new, the price tag is often too big for many people to pull out of their pockets. That's why, when you're looking for a car, you should fill out the online financing application at Bickford Ford.

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The 2018 Ford Fiesta: Good Things Come in Small Packages

In today’s world, fuel economy means a lot. The 2018 Ford Fiesta is an economic front-wheel drive vehicle that delivers on expectations. It returns as a hatchback that offers a full range of features. It comes with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine.

 
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The Newly Improved 2018 Ford Fusion

Ford Motor Company released another fabulous mid-size sedan that is so roomy it resembles a full-size sedan. The 2018 Fusion is no joke, and now it is on the market for sale and test drives.

This car has the full package: a comfortable interior, an upgraded technology that includes cruise control and driver-assist technology options, Apple CarPlay, rear view digital mirror, six-speaker audio system, and various assist driving and parking options.

 

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5 Benefits of Buying an SUV


​Don't buy a sedan from Bickford Ford this time around. Instead, opt for a spacious and trendy SUV. When you buy an SUV or crossover, you’ll enjoy comforts that other drivers miss. What are the benefits of buying an SUV? Here are five of the many benefits you can expect.

1- It’s Fun to Drive
Driving an SUV is always fun, thanks to powerful engine options, and available four-wheel drive.

2- You Can do More
When you own an SUV, the world is in your hands. You can get out and do more, and go more places…
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Deciding on the Right Tire Option


​The tires of your car help it move down the road and keep you safe. You need to choose the right tires in Snohomish for your vehicle, and we are here to help you do that.

If you are going to be traveling where you know there will be snow in your path, you should consider choosing snow/winter tires. These are tires that are designed specifically to keep you on the road in cold conditions. If you are looking for great traction in warm weather and you would like to maneuver your car with ease, then you might want…
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New Standard Engine in the Ford F-150

New Standard 3.3-liter Ti-VCT V6 Engine

With so many introductions to the new Ford F-150 there's a new standard engine, the 3.3-liter Ti-VCT V6. The new standard engine comes with the same 282 horsepower and 253 pound-feet of torque as the last model's standard 3.5-liter engine. The new standard engine gets increased fuel efficiency without sacrificing the power of the larger engine.

Need a new truck? Come down to our Snohomish, WA location to test drive America's best-selling truck.

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For Your Safety, Please Contact Bickford Ford if You Drive a 2017 Ford Focus Built in June

At Bickford Ford, we think of our customers as family. It may be a cliché, but it's true. We see many of the same faces year after year, as you return to us for your next car, your teen's first car, and for all the maintenance along the way.

That's why we hope none of our customers are impacted by the recent recall on 2017 Ford Focus models built between June 7 and June 12 of this year…

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